Lakeland Fraud Criminal Defense Attorney

Lakeland Fraud Criminal Defense Lawyer, RICARDO ALVAREZ provides professional Fraud Crime Defense and other Criminal Defense Attorney legal Services in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, Highlands County, Hardee County, Hillsborough County, Osceola County, Orange County, and the Central Florida Area.

If you have been arrested and charged with a fraud crime, contact The Law Firm of RICARDO ALVAREZ, P.A., by calling 863.709.0808, or by using our online case evaluation form.

In general, Fraud may be described as intentional acts of deception through misrepresentation of facts by one or more individuals for the purpose of financial gain, to obtain benefits which they are otherwise not entitled, to deprive others of their property or assets, or to receive other types of privileges, compensation, or services which the accused would not have received if the true facts were disclosed.

There are various forms of Criminal Fraud:

  • Health Care Fraud;
  • Computer / Internet Fraud;
  • Welfare Fraud;
  • Securities Fraud;
  • Insurance Fraud;
  • Mortgage Fraud;
  • Wire Fraud;
  • Telemarketing Fraud;
  • Pharmaceutical Crimes; and
  • Other forms of Fraud involving investment in Businesses, Property and Development Projects.

Fraud cases are aggressively prosecuted, especially when a Government Agency is involved.

In order for the prosecution to obtain a conviction for a criminal fraud charge, they must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you intentionally and knowingly provided false information or intentionally and knowingly omitted information for the purpose of obtaining that which the accused was not legally eligible to receive.

Fraud crimes may be tried in either State or Federal Court. However it is important to know that in Federal Court, the burden of proof for the prosecution may sometimes be less for a conviction than if the case is tried in State Court.

Criminal fraud cases present uniquely complex issues which are often best served with the legal assistance and guidance of experienced legal counsel.

If you have been charged with a fraud crime, you need an attorney on your side who is knowledgeable of the law, experienced at trial, and able to negotiate for you from a position of strength. Call our law office 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 863.709.0808, or by using our online case evaluation form.

We stand ready to aggressively represent you, and answer all of your questions. An aggressive  defense of your case in the early stages could lead to the charges against you being dismissed or reduced.


Contact Ricardo Alvarez today at 863-709-0808

I can help you fight any criminal charge, from a traffic infraction to homicide charges. Our areas of Criminal Defense representation include, but are not limited to:

Law Office of Ricardo Alvarez, P.A.

6700 South Florida Avenue,
Suite 36,
Lakeland, FL 33813

Phone: 863.709.0808
Fax: 863.709.8282

Office Hours

9 a.m.–12 p.m. & 1 p.m.–5 p.m.


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